Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez Got Married In Las Vegas

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Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez Got Married In Las Vegas

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez have reportedly got married in Las Vegas.

Court records obtained by TMZ and Page Six have revealed the couple obtained a marriage license in Clark County, Nevada over the weekend.

They both used their legal names Benjamin Geza Affleck and Jennifer Lynn Lopez for the official document.

Jennifer has taken Ben's last name and will legally be known as Jennifer Lynn Affleck, according to the court documents.

In a newsletter to her fans, Mrs Affleck said: "“We did it. Love is beautiful. Love is kind. And it turns out love is patient. Twenty years patient… Love is a great thing, maybe the best of things-and worth waiting for.”

The A-list couple first got engaged back in 2002 after starring together in the film Gigli.

The world quickly dubbed the celebrity couple 'Bennifer', however this intense media pressure would see them postpone their wedding date.

In a statement (as per Page Six), the couple said: "We began to feel that the spirit of what should have been the happiest day of our lives could be compromised.

"We felt what should have been a joyful and sacred day could be spoiled for us, our families, and our friends."

Two years after their initial engagement, they called it off in 2004 and parted ways.

They rekindled their romance in 2021 after dating and marrying other people. They got engaged earlier this year.

Lopez revealed on her website how Affleck popped the question to her.

She wrote in a blog post: "Saturday night while at my favorite place on earth (in the bubble bath), my beautiful love got on one knee and proposed.”

She added: “[I] just looked in his eyes smiling and crying at the same time trying hard to get my head around the fact that after 20 years this was happening all over again...I was quite literally speechless and he said, ‘Is that a yes?’ I said, ‘YES of course that's a YES.’”

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Credit: Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection/Alamy Live News

Jennifer explained how neither she nor Ben thought they would have ever got back together again.

Lopez went onto marry singer Marc Anthony after the Bennifer split, while Affleck married Jennifer Garner a year later.

However, they managed to find each other once again after Lopez split from Alex Rodriguez and after Affleck stopped dating his Deep Water co-star Ana de Armas.

During an appearance on Ellen, Jennifer said: "I don’t think anybody was more surprised than us. You never could imagine that something like that could happen. It’s a beautiful thing."

She also told PEOPLE: "We're older now, we're smarter, we have more experience, we're at different places in our lives, we have kids now, and we have to be very conscious of those things."

They have been seen house hunting recently, with ELLE revealing they have reportedly been looking to buy Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman's Beverley Hills home that was rumoured to be $60 million.

Topics: Celebrity, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez

Stewart Perrie
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